The U.S. president continued his condemnation Sunday of athletes on the field taking a knee throughout The Star Spangled Banner. After spending final week battling the GOP’s latest healthcare bill, Jimmy Kimmel returned to more acquainted territory MONDAY with one other spherical of his most popular recurring bit: Celebrities Learn Mean Tweets Along with Gal Gadot, Jennifer Lawrence , Alec Baldwin, Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, a.k.a. Jaime Lannister, Kimmel rounded up Kristen Bell, Michael Keaton, Jim Parsons, Elisabeth Moss, and plenty of extra.
Stevie Surprise’s message however, did not share the divisive overtones current in other celebrities. Celebrities supplied a groundswell of support in the forty eight hours after the president chastised NFL house owners for not punishing gamers who opted to kneel through the nationwide anthem, in silent protest over racial inequality in America. It’s been recognized for some time that Cruise crossed that line when he started wanging on about Scientology. Male celebrities are nonetheless given an infinite amount of rope on the subject of their remedy of girls, despite multiple classes from the previous. This may be onerous to do underneath normal circumstances, but is frankly Oscar-worthy within the case of two celebrities.
Jenner has yet to weigh in on her information, whereas both Reed and Somerhalder have apologized for his or her story — but when examined together, these two unrelated stories shed light on the benefits and pitfalls that celebrities face when opening up about private life occasions.
Clearly feeling not noted of the loop, a handful of celebrities joined within the weekend’s #TakeTheKnee protest on social media, expressing their solidarity with NFL players demonstrating against racism, and in response to President Donald Trump, through the national anthem.
Brave Patriots have fought and died for our nice American Flag – we SHOULD honor and respect it! The rebukes came shortly after, with celebrities posting on social media utilizing the hashtags #takeaknee or #taketheknee to show their assist for the NFL athletes. Like their bodies, their clothes, or their new line of natural make-up products, it is a marketable asset — it just must be used right.